Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Cognizant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 230 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +301
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.032% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
City of London median daily rate £475 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% - -
Central London median daily rate £475 £650 -
% change year-on-year -26.92% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Cognizant is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,659 2,645 2,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.04% 42.83% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,030 1,986 2,158
City of London median daily rate £484 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +17.57% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.93 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +1.37%

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cognizant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in the City of London

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognizant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognizant in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) TrackWise
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) LabWare

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TrackWise
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) LabWare